Slowly rolling down grade through Chester.
Setup on the Main Street bridge, Q008 is coasting down hill at a good clip now through the trees at Russell.
The main reason for making a trip out to the B&A, Intermodal Q008 for Worcester with an Ex Conrail SD40-2 leading a YN2 AC44 through the fall colors, a nice break from all the GEVOs that run this ... (more)
Just after 12pm, Q560 rolls eastbound over the Mohawk River entering the Selkirk Branch.
Early morning at Fonda brings sunshine and eastbound Q364 with rebuilt 7004 leading.
Sunday local from Framingham B724 passes MP28 on the branch line heading toward Westlborough with about 20 cars.
In literally last light on this summer day, loaded ethanol K684 catches the last rays of sun light on the bridge with a pair of CN units. The lead CN is an Ex Santa Fe Dash 8W.
Manifest Q561 is the next westbound out with a mix bag of power.
Empty K679 heads North through Iona Island toward Selkirk, the train will hold in the siding at Fort Montgomery for 2 Southbounds.
A rebuilt SD70MAC leads intermodal Q157 north up the river line and is just about into Selkirk, this crew would end up taking the train West to Syracuse.
After dinner at the Steaming Tender, Q427 from Worcester rolls West by the old depot with a friendly wave from the conductor.
Housantonic local NX11 is heading South now back to Canaan with 7 covered hoppers from the siding just north of Great Barrington.
Heading back South with 7 cars to Willimantic, NECR job 608 gets under way after getting their track warrant from the dispatcher to head south.
A quiet Saturday late afternoon in Palmer, NECR 3040 sits idling in the sun waiting for the next assignment.
Sounding like a monster in the Green Mountains, Reroute train NS 27W is thundering and i mean thundering up grade in the late afternoon sun, 4 out of the 5 GP38-2s are pulling these loaded auto ra... (more)